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Berlin Wall and Cold War Bike Tour of Berlin Instant Confirmation

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Trace the path of the former Wall as you hear stories of East and West, escape attempts, and life behind the Iron Curtain, and take in more of what makes Berlin the unique city it is today.

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  • 10:15 Check-in
  • 10:30 Depart on your bike tour!
  • Eastside Gallery
    214342 Explore the East Side Gallery, a kilometer-long stretch of still-standing Wall, famous for its graffiti. It's politically charged and we give you plenty of time to soak it in, so don't forget your camera.
  • Classic Propaganda
    214346 You'll see many examples of still-standing communist propaganda lining various buildings along our route. Many are now on buildings under historical protection.
  • Tales of Espionage
    berlin_wall_cold_war_bike_tour2 Your guide will recount numerous stories of espionage by the CIA, KGB, and Stasi that made Berlin one of the physical focal points of the Cold War.
  • Street Art
    berlin wall bike The influence of the Cold War still shape Berlin in many ways. Unlike other German and European cities, Berlin's lively art scene and bohemian lifestyle is readily apparent. See some great examples of what sets Berlin apart from its counterpart European capital cities.
  • Plattenbau Apartments
    214352 Just one block away from the grandeur of Karl-Marx-Allee lies a completely different environment for citizens of the East. Understand the differences not just between life on different sides of the Wall, but also within the realities of the communist East.
  • Treptower Park
    berlin_wall_cold_war_bike_tour2 The reliefs lining the memorial are the finest of Stalinist propaganda, telling the story from his point of view. The memorial is off the beaten tourist path - yet quite accessible by bike - and not to be missed.
  • Deathstrip Watchtower
    214349 This is one of just few remaining control towers left standing in the former deathstrip. Your guide will explain the 3 different levels of these types of watchtowers and what type of officials were chosen to man these towers.
  • Cafe Moscow
    2014-03-13_134231 Among many of the impressive sights along the historic Karl-Marx-Allee is the Cafe Moscow. This cafe, like the rest of the Stalinist boulevard, blatantly shows still-existing communist propaganda.
  • No-Man's Land
    214343 The fortifications of the Berlin Wall were impressive. See remaining sections not just of the Wall, but also of the breadth of no-man's-land. You'll see firsthand how Berlin is now creatively reallocating this land.
  • Get the Full Story
    s Why was the Wall built? Why was it built on that particular location? What else was going on around the world to "justify" the building of the Berlin Wall? Your guide will help you make sense of the string of events from 1945 to 1989 and their impact on Berlin of today.
  • 15:00 Check-out
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What happens if it rains?
  • The tours run rain or shine. The tours in the rain can be a different kind of fun and an even more fun memory! The guides try their best to take cover but sometimes you will be exposed to the elements. Pocket-sized rain ponchos are for sale in the shop and it is highly recommend that you purchase one before the tour. If you don’t use it, the shop will buy it back from you - it's a bit of a rain insurance policy!
Do we go inside the Berlin museums and monuments?
  • The tour guides cannot enter the Berlin museums and monuments. German Law restricts museum guides to their authorized officials. Plus, some people would want to spend only ten minutes in the museum while others would prefer 3 hours. Your guide, and the shop staff, will be happy to show you exactly how to go back to any sites you would like to explore further or visit the interior. This applies to all bike and segway tours except Gardens and Palaces of Potsdam Bike Tour from Berlin. This tour includes entrance tickets and audio-guide of Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam.
Do I need to bring anything with me for the Berlin Wall and Cold War Bike Tour of Berlin?
  • Be sure to bring your camera and some cash for the lunch break. It is also recommended that you bring an extra layer of clothing in case it gets chilly during the tour. There is a luggage rack on the e-bikes so you can easily carry some small items with you.
Do we stop for lunch on the Berlin Wall and Cold War Bike Tour of Berlin?
  • Yes, you will make a stop for lunch during the bike tour. Please remember that the cost of food is not included in the tour price, so make sure to have some cash with you.
Is this bike tour of Berlin suitable for children?
  • Yes. This tour is a great options. Families and kids are very welcome. There are several types of kids' bikes, seats, and helmets available to make sure everyone of all sizes is comfortable on Berlin Wall and Cold War Bike Tour of Berlin.
What if I haven't ridden a bike for a while? Can I continue to join the bike city tour of Berlin?
  • Don’t worry, it’s just like riding a bike! The tours move at a very comfortable pace so don’t worry if you are a bit rusty. If you are worried about being comfortable on the bike, feel free to stop by the shop a bit early and you can take a few practice laps.
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  • Any cancellations made within 72 hours prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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